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ethionamide/ethi·on·am·ide/ (ĕ-thi″on-am´īd) an antibacterial, effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis; used in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
a tuberculostatic antibacterial.
indication It is prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis in conjunction with other drugs when frontline therapy has failed.
contraindications Existing liver damage or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are skin rash, jaundice, mental depression, and GI side effects.